A Scam Email with the Subject "TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:54:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MRS. FARIDA WAZIRI"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MRS. FARIDA WAZIRI NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, GARKI ABUJA. EMAIL: email@example.com TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDS. ATTENTION: SIR / MADAM, Permit me the pleasure of introducing my self as Mrs. Farida Waziri, I am the Director of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). I am writing you in respect to the transfer of funds you have been expecting from Nigeria.The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Presidency Umaru Musa Yar'Adua,has mandated the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit to compensate all foreigner's who in one way or the other has beenretrieve of there hard earn money through illegal transaction. The purpose for this is to regain the lost glory ofour great country and to also show the entire world that this government is highly ready to fight corruption in every sector in Nigeria be it in the banking, oil and communication sector in the last 3year's Nigeria has the worst name incorruption inthe world, where we were rated in the world as one ofthe most corrupted nation in the world and it is nevera good name to us.Due to the effort, sincerity, courage and trustworthiness people like you and the entireworld has showed in helping Nigeria to fight corruption unlike Microsoft who just signed a contract with the Nigeria Government through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. (EFCC) an organization that was formed by this same government to fight corruption in all sector's in the country, including the FBI, INTERPOL, BRITISH GOVERNMENT and the whole world that has been helping us in arresting those that has been involved in advance fee fraud locally and international. Following the recent bills passed by the house of assembly and presidency, we have been cross checkingall financial transaction in all financial institutionsin the country and it has come to our notice that your payment has been with held. But besure of the fact that we are the monitoring unit on all financial matters in the presidency, central bankof Nigeria, and all commercial banks here in Nigeria. This office wishes to inform you that your payment has been re-directed according to the financial law and power vested on us by the presidency to the appointed any of this paying bank to all debts owned by this great nation, as the funds mapped (USD1 BILLION) out in the recent budget by the president of the country, RTD.GEN.CHIEF UMORU MUSA YAR ADUA, has been deposited with the (OCEANIC INTERNATION BANK PLC). We have your payment file presently with us, based on this you are advised to stop any correspondence with any office regarding your payment as they can not pay you, as your funds has moved out from their reach.failure to comply, do not hold us responsible for anymistake.for your funds to be paid to you, you are urgently advised under 48hours to contact this office with the under mentioned information for reconfirmation of the your details we are having at hand so that we may know that we are dealing with the rightful person for compenstion. 1) YOUR NAME IN FULL 2) YOUR FULL POSTAL ADDRESS AND NAME OF WHERE YOU ARE WORKING 3) PRIVATE TELEPHONE NUMBER 4) YOUR RECEIVING BANK INFORMATION 5) A SCAN COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION CARD (eg. INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENCE) 6) YOUR EXPECTED AMOUNT TO BE PAID. Although we have all this information with us, but we want to be sure that you are the sole beneficiary of the said funds. Your urgent compliance under 48 hours will enable this office add your name to the payments chedule to be paid in this quarter by the OCEANIC INTERNATION BANK PLC (OBIPN). Note that your payment will not exceed 7banking days from the date of the receipt of the above information, as long as you have fulfilled all obligations. Thanks for your understanding and we are deeply sorry for the inconveniences this has caused you all this while. Call this office on telephone number +234-706-537-0878, for oral and important discussion to your payment On the receipt of the above information from you, wecan then send you your bank draft of the said amount for compensation as a victim of scams. YOUR CO-OPERATION WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED IN THESE REGARDS. BEST REGARDS FROM: THE SECRETARY NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT